Here we have the Lenovo notebook review of Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2. This laptop of Lenovo is ideal for business and lighter gaming.
In addition, this laptop of Lenovo comes with an NVIDIA GeForce 1650 GTX graphics card and a display of 4K. It is a full-black color laptop with a logo on the top corner, and X1 weighs 4 lbs.
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Below we’ll discuss the design, display, keyboard, touchpad, sensors, webcam, security lock, sound quality, and performance of Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2.
Let’s start the review in detail with the design of the Lenovo ThinkPad x1.
Design of Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2
The design of ThinkPad X1 extreme generation 2 is similar to the MacBook Pro, and it has an all-black finishing. Additionally, Lenovo’s laptop has a glossy finishing that makes it fancier than other laptops of Lenovo. The weight of the ThinkPad x1 is 4 pounds.
Display of Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2
In terms of display, the ThinkPad X1 extreme gen 2 comes with a backlit LED display. This laptop of Lenovo doesn’t have a touch screen. The screen of Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2 will tilt backward at 180 degrees. Furthermore, it has a thin-bezel display, and the viewing angles from the side of the laptop are great.
The side measurement of ThinkPad X1 is 0.34 inches from the left and 0.5 inches on the top side.
Battery Life of Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2
The Lenovo ThinkPad battery life is excellent, and it will easily last for 10 hours while video streaming. If you use the Lenovo ThinkPad x1 with a complete brightness level, it will not quickly drain the battery.
Keyboard And Touchpad Of Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2
The keyboard of the Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2 is not the best because it has a lot of space between the keys. Also, the keys have the shape of a shield that makes them a bit harder and difficult to press. In addition, you will need some practice to type faster on this laptop. Besides, the laptop has an average speed of 107 words in one minute.
In fact, this laptop has similar keys to a mechanical keyboard. Apart from the keys, Lenovo’s laptop has a smooth trackpad with two left and right buttons. Also, it has a middle button that you can use for tracking points.
No doubt, Lenovo’s laptop has a smoother touchpad that doesn’t require much effort while using it. Unfortunately, the trackpad Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2 is not wide, and it has 4 inches of dimensions from each side.
Sound Quality, Security, And Webcam of Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2
The sound quality of Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2 is just average, and it has speakers underneath. This laptop of Lenovo doesn’t have good bass, and the sound will be muffled most of the time. Besides, you shouldn’t expect high-quality sound with Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2.
On the other side, the Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2 has a webcam with 720 pixels. The picture quality of the Lenovo ThinkPad is adequate. However, if you use the webcam in a dark environment, it will not provide a bright image or video quality.
Besides that, it has a fingerprint sensor for security, and Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2 will not open the windows until it detects the right fingerprint.
What’s more? The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 comes with a webcam shutter, and it will open on its own. The webcam will work as a face lock feature. Also, sometimes the laptop has difficulty in detecting the face. Thus, you need to set the fingerprint lock to avoid the face detecting issue.
Performance of Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2
In terms of performance, the Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2 is better than other Thinkpad laptops. This laptop comes with a graphics card of GTX 1650, and it is good for gaming. Even you can play 3D games on this laptop of Thinkpad.
Other than that, the Lenovo ThinkPad comes with a special for gaming that includes the hybrid graphics mode. You can switch to the GPU when it is needed. Also, it has a 4K display that makes ThinkPad X1 even better for gaming.
Moreover, Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2 has a better GPU and CPU than its competitors. In fact, you will have an impressive graphics card. The viewing angles of the Lenovo ThinkPad are great as well.
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The Bottom Line
All in all, the ThinkPad X1 by Lenovo is ideal for gaming and office work. This laptop has a comfortable touchpad. You will have a smooth performance while loading several files. Also, the brightness of the Lenovo laptop is great.
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